Dr. Lauren Carney was born and raised in Irving, Texas. From an early age, she loved spending time at the orthodontic office of her father (Dr. Pat Ohlenforst) and wanted to be an orthodontist herself! She attended Ursuline Academy of Dallas for high school where she also played Varsity Soccer. Dr. Carney learned a lot about perseverance and hard work from Ursuline soccer and also loved helping Ursuline win several of its now over 20 State Championships! Dr. Carney attended the University of Notre Dame (Go Irish!) where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology. Then Dr. Carney moved back home to Dallas to attend Baylor College of Dentistry for dental school. After dental school, she completed a 3 year residency in Orthodontics also at Baylor in Dallas. While there she earned her Master of Science in Oral Biology and Certificate in Orthodontics.